Healthcare

‘Union Smart Health’ from Union Assurance

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Union Assurance in its efforts to revolutionise the Sri Lankan insurance industry by continuously bringing forth innovative and creative solutions ...


Asian Alliance Insurance extends ‘cashless hospitalisation’ countrywide

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Asian Alliance Insurance, a member of the Softlogic Group, has reaffirmed its position as the leader in health insurance by offering convenient and...


WHO says 122 million dollars needed for global response to Zika virus

/ Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

Reuters: Almost $122 million is needed to prevent and manage the medical complications of the Zika virus spreading throughout the Americas and caus...


Hemas launches comprehensive Wellness Program for employees

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:08

The Hemas Group launched a comprehensive Wellness Program for its employees with an aim to have the healthiest workforce in Sri Lanka. This is a ho...


Vision Care holds Optometry Day 2016

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:07

With a motive of providing an opportunity platform for all optometrists, Vision Care’s academy held its Optometry Day and seventh annual scie...


Altair sponsors Spring Scientific Meeting of Lankan doctors in UK

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:06

Altair, Sri Lanka’s iconic twin tower high rise development, sponsored the 2016 Spring Scientific Meeting of the Sri Lankan Medical and Denta...


Brandix felicitated on World Blood Donor Day

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:05

In recognition of the valuable contribution of Brandix, which has been the largest donor of blood in the private sector for the past six years, the...


Rotary Club of Golders Green UK helps to combat Chronic Kidney Disease

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:03

Rotary is a worldwide organisation of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders committed to provide humanitarian service...


Now in Sri Lanka ‘Allianz Arogya’, critical illness cover coupled with savings component

/ Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:01

For the first time in Sri Lanka, sufferers of a number of critical illnesses will have the financial relief they seek, to undergo essential medical...


Generosity changes fate of gravely injured boy

/ Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:00

Asiri Central Hospital Medical Director Dr. Harsha Baranage, Asiri Hospital Group CEO Dr. Manjula Karunaratne, Asiri Central Hospital Cons...


Too fat, too thin – report finds malnutrition fuels disease worldwide

/ Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:00

Reuters: A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health ser...


Etisalat and SOMS launch ‘Denethakata Senehasin’ project for eye-care betterment for students in Attanagalla and Gampaha Educational Zone

/ Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:00

Yasser Aboulamayem, Chief Commercial Officer of Etisalat Lanka handling over a set of spectacles to and Malaka Talwatte , Treasurer and Bo...


Browns Hospital Ragama launches Dental Care Unit

/ Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:00

Dr. Amodini Rajakaruna performing her first dental consultation at Browns Dental Care Browns Hospital Ragama launched its state-of...


Papyrus Papers appointed as distributor for Arjowiggins Healthcare

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

From left: Papyrus Papers Chief Operating Officer Jude Silva, Papyrus Corporation Chairman/CEO Ashan Abeyesundere and Arjowiggins Healthcare Sales ...


Midlife fitness cuts chances of a stroke later in life

/ Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

AFP: The more fit people are when they reach middle age, the less likely they are to suffer a later-in-life stroke, according to new US research ou...


SLT Mobitel, National Dangerous Drug Control Board launch National Drug Prevention program

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

From left: The state-of-the-art refurbished Call Centre being opened by NDDCB Director General K Gamage, SLT Mobitel Chairman P G Kumarasi...


Minister Sarath Amunugama presented World Kidney Day Souvenir

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  Minister Sarath Amunugama presented World Kidney Day Souvenir The World Kidney Day 2016 Souvenir issued by the All Island...


Citi Sri Lanka to mark Global Community Day with eye camp for over 1,000 low-income beneficiaries

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

Each year, tens of thousands of Citi volunteers, their friends and families join together for Global Community Day to offer their time, skills and ...


Browns Hospital Ragama celebrates Nurses’ Day

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  Browns Hospitals CEO Dr. Iraivan Thiyagarajah, Ragama Teaching Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Kumudu Kumari Jayakodi, Browns Hospita...


Dr. Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital waives off VAT from patients’ dialysis bills

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

    Amidst rising cost in healthcare and essentials due to recent tax policies that came into effect, Sri Lanka’s l...


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Brexit: Are the UK Universities and the research sector the biggest casualty?

27 June 2016

Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland, in this Reuters picture. Brexit was fought on emotional grounds rather than on hard core economics or political realities    Brit...


Hyundai strikes back with mega ship orders

27 June 2016

Hyundai strikes back with mega ship orders Hyundai Merchant Marine said it had reached an agreement with ship-owners to secure lower charter rates; a major breakthrough in its financial restructuring that enables state support for the purch...


Will we learn from Brexit?

27 June 2016

Consequent to Brexit, $ 2 trillion was wiped off stock markets. Where did it ‘evaporate’ to? Did this money ever exist in the first place?  Human greed to make quick big money (with a simple click transaction) has driven us to pla...


Transforming next-gen leaders

24 June 2016

  It is evident that conventional leadership development practices are no longer adequate. Organisations globally need to incorporate the next generation leadership competencies in order to address the development needs of th...


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